Bistek (Filipino Beef Steak) Recipe

Bistek (Filipino Beef Steak)

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  • 1/2 kilo sirloin steak, sliced thin
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup calamansi juice (lime would do or even plain vinegar)
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • garlic minced
  • 2 medium sized potatoes cut into wedges
  • 3 medium size onions cut into rings
  • pepper to taste

How to make Bistek (Filipino Beef Steak)

  1. Mix soy sauce, calamansi juice, sugar, pepper and some of the minced garlic to form a marinade.
  2. Pour marinade over beef and let sit for atleast 30 mins.
  3. Meanwhile heat some oil in a pan and fry the potato wedges till golden brown. Set aside.
  4. In the same pan saute the remaining garlic. Add the marinated beef. Stir fry until brown.
  5. Pour a little bit of the marinade dilluted in some water to make a sauce. Simmer for a couple of minutes till beef is tender.
  6. Add the potatoes and onion rings. Mix allowing the heat to wilt the onions just a bit and let its flavor incorporate in the sauce.
  7. Best paired with steaming rice here!

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